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Movie massacre: Shock, sadness, a search for clues -
AURORA, Colo.—A Colorado suburb shocked and saddened by a deadly shooting spree at a midnight unveiling of the latest Batman movie grieved for the victims while authorities sought a motive and a safe way to reach clues inside the suspect's apartment, ...
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Obama campaign spends more than it takes in for June, trails Romney again in ...

Washington Post -
WASHINGTON - Amid a heavy barrage of advertising by opposing “super” political groups, President Barack Obama's re-election campaign spent more than it collected in June.
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Syrian forces fight back after rebel surge into capital

Reuters -
By Suleiman Al-Khalidi and Khaled Yacoub Oweis | BAB AL-HAWA, Syria/AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian government forces pounded rebels in Damascus overnight, battling to reverse opposition gains in the aftermath of the assassination of President Bashar ...
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Snedeker Leads Scott, Woods Entering British Open 3rd Round

San Francisco Chronicle -
(Updates with start of third round in sixth paragraph. See {GOLF } for British Open coverage.) July 21 (Bloomberg) -- Brandt Snedeker takes a one-stroke lead over Adam Scott into today's third round at the British Open, with Tiger Woods four shots ...
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DirecTV and Viacom reach deal, end blackout

Los Angeles Times -
DirecTV subscribers no longer have to go searching for Nickelodeon's "Dora the Explorer" or Comedy Central's "The Daily Show.
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Dark Knight Rises: Tokyo and Mexico City Premieres Still Undecided

E! Online -
Paris wasn't the final premiere The Dark Knight Rises had on its calendar. In the next week, the movie is scheduled to have glitzy red carpet premieres in Mexico City and Tokyo.
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US Says Bulgaria Attack 'Bears Hallmarks' Of Hizballah

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty -
By RFE/RL The Pentagon says an attack this week on Israeli tourists in Bulgaria "bears some of the hallmarks of Hizballah." Pentagon spokesman George Little made the comment after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu earlier blamed Iran and the ...
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Exclusive: Kim plans economic change in North Korea

Reuters -
By Benjamin Kang Lim | BEIJING (Reuters) - Impoverished North Korea is gearing up to experiment with agricultural and economic reforms after young leader Kim Jong-un and his powerful uncle purged the country's top general for opposing change, ...
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Online Campaign for Bullied NY Woman Hits $700000

ABC News -
Max Sidorov was so moved by the story of a bullied New York school bus monitor that he started an online campaign to raise money to send Karen Klein on vacation.
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Person of Interest Detained in Homeless Stabbings

ABC News -
Police on late Friday detained a person of interest in the stabbings of three Los Angeles-area homeless people in recent weeks, a man they say goes by a name signed on "death warrants" found with the wounded victims.
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Air Force instructor convicted of rape, assault

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - An Air Force instructor convicted of raping a female recruit and sexually assaulting several others is due back in court on one of the nation's busiest training bases Saturday for the start of the sentencing phase of his ...
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Ramadan observers to bear hottest season

San Francisco Chronicle -
A Palestinian man reads the Koran outside a mosque in the West Bank city of Jenin on the first day of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan on July 20, 2012.
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Spain, Italy stocks tumble as bond yields rise

MarketWatch -
FRANKFURT (MarketWatch) -- Spanish and Italian stock indexes extended a slide Friday as government bond yields surged amid ongoing concerns over Spain's debt load.
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Job seekers outpace jobs, pushing Colorado's unemployment rate to 8.2%

Denver Post -
By Aldo Svaldi, , The Denver Post 07/20/2012 - 9:46 PM EDT The number of workers in Colorado seeking employment surged last month, outpacing the number of positions created, according to a state jobs report Friday.
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Kayak rises in Wall Street debut -
The Facebook curse may be over. Shares in online travel company Kayak Software Corp. rose 28 percent to close at $33.18 on Friday, the company's first day of trading in the only initial public offering for a consumer Internet company since Facebook ...
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Romney offers his prayers

Concord Monitor -
Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney takes the stage in Bow at a campaign event held at the Coastal Forest Products company on Friday afternoon, July 20, 2012.
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Lay off Bain

Salt Lake Tribune -
I get it - Mitt Romney was a successful businessman. Next! We can beat this drum of Romney's connection to Bain Capital to death, but it will only play the same tune.
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Google Buys Sparrow To Lift Gmail

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InformationWeek -
By Thomas Claburn InformationWeek Google on Friday said it had acquired Sparrow, the startup behind the well-regarded Sparrow email client for iOS and OS X, for an undisclosed amount.
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Why Marissa Mayer should be left alone

CNN International (blog) -
(CNN) –The newly appointed CEO of Yahoo is finding out something expectant moms quickly learn - you get a lot of unsolicited advice.
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Russian held over botnet attack on

ZDNet -
By Tom Espiner | July 20, 2012 -- Updated 16:30 GMT (09:30 PDT) A Russian man believed to have launched denial-of-service attacks against Amazon.
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Fred Willard offered diversion course after arrest -
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Fred Willard will be allowed to enroll in counseling courses to resolve a lewd conduct arrest that cost the actor a television job.
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Teen Choice Awards: A Kid-Friendly Mocktail for Your Viewing Party

People Magazine -
What do Justin Bieber, Scotty McCreery and Demi Lovato have in common - aside from the fact they're all nominated at the 2012 Teen Choice Awards?
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Celtics' wish list comes true

By Chris Forsberg | The Boston Celtics' offseason checklist looked a bit like an overzealous 8-year-old's Christmas list for Santa Claus.
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Early innings haunt Beckett -
Unlucky at the start, mistake-prone in the second inning, and utterly baffling throughout, Josh Beckett turned in another head-scratcher Friday night against the Blue Jays at Fenway Park.
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Report: Hurricanes' Golden used booster to recruit players

Fox News -
Miami, FL - The University of Miami's head football coach Al Golden is reported to have used an employee to circumvent NCAA rules to recruit Miami-area players.
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Dodgers rough up Santana, edge Mets

Chicago Tribune -
Dodgers rough up Santana, edge Mets NEW YORK -- The Los Angeles Dodgers did more damage against New York Mets starter Johan Santana than the Mets' suspect bullpen, then watched their own relievers barely hold on.
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The Juice: Braves overcome 9-0 deficit to defeat Nationals, A's earn tenth ...

Yahoo! Sports (blog) -
By Mark Townsend By Mark Townsend | Big League Stew - 7 minutes ago The Juice is back for its fifth season of fun! Stop by each weekday (and now on Saturdays) for an ample serving of news from the action, plus great photos, stats and video highlights.
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BP spill, cold water tied to dolphin deaths, study finds -
The 2010 BP oil spill contributed to an unusually high death rate for dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico, a new study suggests. Only on NBCNews.
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For first time, entire organism simulated by software

Austin American-Statesman -
Markus Covert and a team of scientists at Stanford University developed a software simulation of an entire bacterium. As part of a technology change, commenting will not be available on some articles for a number of months.
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European Agency Backs Approval of a Gene Therapy

New York Times -
After more than two decades of dashed expectations, the field of gene therapy appears close to reaching a milestone: a regulatory approval.
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Group lacks care for HIV

The Advocate -
by naomi martin Black gay men are routinely at the “back of the line” when it comes to receiving treatment for HIV and AIDS despite being the population most in need, according to a national study released this week.


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